A Place for Peter, a fiction by Elizabeth Yates, insightfully depicts a boy’s struggle to become a man. In this sequel to the Newbery Honor book Mountain Born, Peter endeavors to prove to his father that he is dependable. As he throws himself into the work of the farm, he grows into strength and into his father’s trust. But the ultimate test of his courage comes from the fangs of a rattlesnake.
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